Artist: Rick Leonardi
A heated discussion on the definition of “proper music” followed shortly after.
Kitty ended it by opening a Tumblr blog that ships the two of them together as a distraction. (Illyana didn’t tell Kitty that it was in fact her blog.)
Illyana Rasputin, Magik My take on her. The Demon Bear Saga, illustrated by the great Bill Sienkiewicz, was my first intro to her and the New Mutants team. Fondly remembered and I still have to stop from buying issues of this run each time I find it. CBR noted this run as Comics You should Own. I wholeheartedly agree.
I stopped following the NM after Bill left the series and really stayed away after Illyana went missing. Also been on this kick of visualizing superhero costumes without the spandex or capes. She’s a teen trying to have a normal life. Except she can mess you up by bringing you to a corner of hell or vice versa. Pen, pencil, watercolor on ye olde sketchbook that should really have been filled up a month ago.
X-Men Unlimited #36
Kitty remembers lost friends.
What’s most striking about this that every one of these buggers got better from being dead. Comic book death really is a revolving door.
(They never explained how Kitty went from thinking Pete was dead here to knowing he was alive in New Excalibur #1 either, despite both being written by Claremont.)